Henry Wood

about 1803–
Vienna, Johnson, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Henry

Henry Wood was born about 1803, in Vienna, Johnson, Illinois, United States. He married Mahala Cotton on 10 September 1833, in Pope, Illinois, United States.

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Henry Wood
1803–
Mahala Cotton
1807–1875
Marriage: 10 September 1833

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 September 1833Pope, Illinois, United States
  • World Events (3)

    1803
    Age 0
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1803 · The U.S doubles in size
    Age 0
    The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
    1818
    Age 15
    Historical Boundaries: 1818: Johnson, Illinois, United States

    Name Meaning

    English: mainly a topographic name for someone who lived in or by a wood, from Middle English wode ‘wood’ (Old English wudu). In North America, the English form of the surname has absorbed cognates from other languages, such as French Bois and Polish Les .English: in a few cases, a nickname for an eccentric or perhaps a violent person, from Middle English wode ‘frenzied, wild’ (Old English wōd).Americanized form of French Gadbois .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Woode
    Bois
    Woods

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